Silhouette Patterns sew-alongs

Peggy Sagers of Silhouette Patterns is so generous with her webcast sew-alongs.
There isn’t much information about them on the Silhouette webcasts replay page, so here are more details.

Videos are about 1 hour long unless otherwise noted.
Webcasts may start with a general Q&A section, sew-alongs don’t.

I haven’t included any of Peggy’s Let’s Sew YouTubes, which are demos rather than sew-alongs.

TOPS – woven

Silhouette blouse patterns generally have 1” of armhole ease and no shoulder pads. Some light casual jacket patterns have the same armhole as the blouses.

600 classic blouse

pattern (button placket is part of front facing, collar attached as for band collars)
The fit/ blouse draping video she refers to in the first sew-along isn’t available any more. Here’s a recent webcast about fitting and variants of the 600 blouse (blouse content from 5.20 – 8.40, 10.25 onwards).
first sew-along, March 14, 2011.
second sew-along, February 22, 2016.
The YouTube she mentions about the collar is here
Edge stitching.

617 Marc’s Twisted Blouse

pattern (shawl collar, side-seam zip)
sew-along, September 25, 2017 (1 hour 10 minutes)

TOPS – knit

webcasts (not a sew-along) cover many variations of the knits block base
195 sweater set
early webcast about this pattern, February 4, 2013 (specific content 9.20 – 11.00, 17.40 onward)
later webcast about variations of this pattern, June 1, 2015.

215 Nicky’s top


pattern (based on top from 195 sweater set above)
sew-along, August 27, 2016.


3400 3-piece yoga pant

early webcast about this pattern, June 9, 2011.
recent webcast about this pattern, January 11, 2016.
sew-along, January 25, 2016.
Similar sewing processes to make a yoga skirt, Silhouette pattern 2010.
5-piece yoga pants with pockets, pattern :
webcast about 5-piece yoga pants with pockets, February 4, 2019.

3500 Carolyn’s cargo pant made as jean and 3300 Lana’s jean
Both patterns from the same block.

3300 pattern
webcast about 3300 Lana jean, October 8, 2018.
3500 pattern, has more styling seams.
Jeans sew-along, July 25, 2015 (nearly 3 hours)
Similar sewing processes for making a jeans skirt, Silhouette pattern 2017.


Most Silhouette jacket patterns have 2” of armhole ease, shoulder pads, and 2-piece sleeves.
Pattern numbers lower than 1000 have smaller armhole and no shoulder pads.

1825 Zoanne’s cape / jacket

pattern (unlined)
webcast about Zoanne’s cape, November 5, 2018.
sew-along, January 27, 2015.

1950 Max’s jacket

pattern (lined)
sew-along Part 1, January 13, 2014.
sew-along part 2, January 27, 2014.

1500 Notched Lapel jacket

pattern (separate lining pattern pieces)
fit, November 30, 2015.
sew-along, December 13, 2015 (nearly 3 hours)

900 Carol’s jacket (made in leather)

pattern (unlined including yoke)
webcast about this pattern, August 10, 2015.
sew-along, December 3, 2016 (nearly 3 hours)

927 Leslie’s Bomber jacket

pattern (ribbing bands, single welt pockets)
sew-along, August 31, 2017 (2 hours)

098 Fifth Avenue Cape
sew-along, November 26, 2018 (1hr. 40 min., restarts with sound at 2.15)

1925 Barbara’s trench coat

pattern (all the trench style elements, 24 pattern pieces, separate lining pattern pieces)
Many adaptations of this pattern in this webcast, October 12, 2015
There’s another webcast about the trench coat pattern here, September 23, 2019.
intro to sew-along in part 1, November 7, 2011.
sew-along in part 2, November 21, 2011.

Whew – make all these for a thorough sewing work-out !

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Basic blocks
(patterns, not sew-alongs)

These are the basic Silhouette pattern blocks, from which the other patterns are developed :

195 – Sweater Set, jewel necks, french darts

Woven top
600 – Basic Blouse, 1-piece collar, bust and optional waist darts
There is a fitting webcast and sew-alongs for this, see above.

4200 – Shoulder Princess Sheath Dress

2009 – Vera’s skirt, 8 darts in all, button front, no waistband

Knit Pants
3 Piece Yoga Pant – 3400
There is a sew-along for this, see above.

Woven pants
3200 – Sally’s Pant, 8 darts in all, front fly, waistband, tapered legs

1900 – 4-Button Jacket, shoulder princess, lined

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2 thoughts on “Silhouette Patterns sew-alongs”

  1. I am getting back to sewing again, and well cannot really figure out how to get my bust size.
    I was watching a program tonight and it was on a blouse pattern about going up on the bust size,
    I have been wearing exercise bras so really never got to measure anything. So how do I know that I have to increase the bust size and to what? I have lost 40 lbs and now going down another 30 so for me it is hard to see what I am at.


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